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continues for family, friends and the entire community of midland city, worried about the fate of a 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground bunker. police say they are in constant communication with jim dykes. the man they say killed a school bus driver tuesday afternoon, then took the boy inside a bunker on his property. police are talking to dykes through a ventilation pipe and say they don't think the boy has been harmed. george howell joins us. tell us what people are saying. what's going on there? >> reporter: don, you know this community is just waiting hour by hour. there was a vigil earlier. everyone is just hoping that this situation comes to a peaceful resolution. there was supposed to be a news conference here right now, but that was canceled. we did, though, get some new information from the sheriff earlier today. he gave us some insight into exactly how mr. dykes is treating this young boy. first of all, we know that mr. dykes has an electric heater and blankets. that is good news, obviously underground in this bunker, it's cold, a constant 50 degrees. so investigators s
to kill large numbers of people in close combat don't belong on the streets of our cities. >> i mean, i couldn't agree with you more, as you know, but there are critics out there who say you haven't got a cat in hell's chance of getting this through, that no way is there going to be an assault weapons ban, which i find very disspiriting. are you just going to take that or is there a genuine prospect? >> i have walked into crime scenes, i have seen police out-gunned. a crime scene with these weapons is not like it is on tv. there is blood and matter just spread all over the place. it is terrible. and people -- their bodies get hacked apart. i think the time has come to say enough is enough. and if if can win this, i don't know. but if the people of america stand up, every single poll taken has shown that more than a majority of people want this assault weapons legislation passed. the nra is very heavy. they lobby heavy. members may be frightened. but i say it is time to stand up and do what is right for this country. >> i want to play just a clip from neil heslin, interviewed him last ni
city sunday, and they had told us that jimmy had been in there a couple of days earlier and had lost some money in one of the machines, and they said he went just absolutely berserk. >> you said that ethan's mother has been finding this incredibly difficult, as any parent would. what have you been able to do in the last week to try and bring her any kind of comfort? >> we have prayed a lot together, we have talked, we have cried together, we've hugged. she's -- she's pretty strong herself. ethan's done an awesome job, but i have to -- my hat goes off to her, too. >> well, it's an amazing, miraculous story. i'm so glad it's ended happily for ethan and his mother and for you and for everyone in the community. you must all be absolutely ecstatic. i thank you for joining me tonight. >> thank you. >>> today would have been trayvon martin's 18th birthday. he was the unarmed teenager shot last year in a confrontation with george zimmerman. his attorney's request to delay the murder trial. joining me is george zimmerman's brother robert zimmerman. welcome back. >> thanks for having me again,
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